The presentation will give an overview of important new developments in copyright law in the entertainment industry. The presentation will focus on new developments including important copyright infringement cases, developments in the Performance Rights Organizations, and AI.
Key topics to be discussed:
Overview of Copyright
Copyright Infringement cases
PRO’S – AI
Date / Time: November 6, 2023
Stephen Wade Nebgen | The Law Office of Stephen Wade Nebgen, PLLC
Mr. Nebgen has been practicing entertainment law for over twenty (20) years and been involved in the entertainment industry for over forty (40) years. His clients include film, television and theatre companies, actors/actresses, musicians and many authors and painters. He counsels clients regarding business formation, intellectual property matters in copyright and trademarks, contract negotiations, and other corporate law matters.
Mr. Nebgen is a producer with credits in film, television, theatre, and music. As a producer, Mr. Nebgen produced such prominent Off-Broadway plays as the 20th Anniversary Revival of “Fortune and Men’s Eyes” and “Bert See’s the Light”, which featured Jack Black in his New York theatre debut. Mr. Nebgen worked on such Broadway productions as “Lettice & Lovage”, starring Tony Award winner Dame Maggie Smith, and Andrew Lloyd Webber productions of “Cats” and “Aspects of Love”.
Currently, Mr. Nebgen is producing a modern adaptation of “Othello”, and a short film of the W. H. Auden poem, “The Shield of Achilles.” Also, his children’s book, “Theodore’s Plate,” is currently being adapted for an animated Christmas Special. He received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University summa cum laude, and his law degree from The University of Texas school of Law.
I. Overview of Copyright Law | 12:00pm – 12:45pm
II. Important Copyright Infringement cases (part I) | 12:45pm – 1:00pm
Break | 1:00pm – 1:10pm
III. Important Copyright Infringement cases (part II) | 1:10pm – 1:30pm
IV. Effects of AI in the Music Industry | 1:30pm – 2:10pm